Gymnarchidae

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Gymnarchidae

[‚jim′närk·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A monotypic family of electrogenic fishes in the order Osteoglossiformes in which individuals lack pelvic, anal, and caudal fins.
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The major commercially important fishes include Gymnarchus niloticus, Clarias gariepinus, Heterobrachus bidorsalis and C.
Adeyeye EI and AS Adamu Chemical composition and food properties of Gymnarchus niloticus (Trunk fish).
The rich fish fauna of the lagoon includes Heterotis niloticus, Gymnarchus niloticus, Claris gariepinus, Malapterurus electricus, Synodontis clarias, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Channa obscura, Mormyrus rume, Calamoichthys calabaricus Tilapia zilli, Tilapia galilae, Hemichromis fasciatus and Sarotherodon melanotheron (Kusemiju 1981).
Glu, Asp and Phe+Tyr trends in the current study followed the trend as observed in Gymnarchus niloticus (Trunk fish) [15] and in Clarias anguillaris, Oreochromis niloticus and Cynoglossus senegalensis [16].